Accenture Federal - Entry Level Client Financial Management Analyst in Houston, Texas
Title: Federal - Entry Level Client Financial Management Analyst Location: USA-Southwest Job Number: 00513030
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Client Financial Management (CFM) acts as the CFO for our AFS portfolios, client accounts and contracts. CFM’s primary activities include accurate forecasting and reporting, cash flow optimization, and GAAP, regulatory & contract compliance, including the execution of internal controls. CFM professionals are aligned to client teams and are accountable for integrating business interests of both the client teams and the AFS Finance organization. Through its activities, CFM connects all of the corporate functions to the client and project teams.
The Client Financial Management Analyst will be responsible for the following:
Completing standard MTD/QTD financial and operational processes
Assisting with project level forecast management activities; typically includes gathering and inputting forecasts into TM1, evaluating forecasts against pricing and previous versions, and developing materials to articulate findings to PMO and other stakeholders
Preparing accruals for vendor goods or services received when invoices have not yet posted in Costpoint
Reviewing monthly project results to ensure accurate cost postings and revenue recognition
Supporting processes to record adjusting entries
Assisting with review of Open Billing Detail and understanding of working capital balances
For CFM Operations Team: supporting completion of standard financial processes through centralized reporting, schedule management, internal controls guidance, and knowledge sharing
Ensuring the quality and integrity of project financial records
Obtaining pricing and FTA documents from the Pricing/CDTS team, operationalize the initial forecasts in TM1, and book sales
Providing input to the project charge number structure, and executing workforce authorizations
Coordinating with PMO and various corporate functions to monitor funding of subcontractor purchase orders, review accuracy of prime contract modifications, track invoicing, etc.
Assisting with validation of indirect rate change impacts on project financials
Supporting and executing ad hoc management requests as they relate to the forecasting process
Executing internal controls, U.S. GAAP, contract and Federal compliance requirements to ensure full compliance and appropriate revenue recognition
Developing awareness of key AFS policies, procedures and reference documents
Assisting with balance sheet accountability, including tracking of lease commitments and hardware/software costs
Contributing to the CFM organization
Participating in CFM meetings and training sessions
Identifying and participating in opportunities to continuously improve training, methodologies, tools and skills
Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or other comparable business major
Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.75 out of 4.0 in Bachelor's OR Master's degree OR 1 Year of Experience in an AFS Finance role
9 credit hours of Accounting
Must be a US Citizen
Good knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley
Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
Experience with Government Accounting
Experience with Deltek Costpoint
Experience with Microsoft Access
Excellent Customer Service skills
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
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